APGA, Umeh, Obi and an uncertain future

FOR the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), the ruling last Friday by the Enugu State High Court was all too familiar. It was yet another ruling. The party was simply adding another feather to its ‘illustrious’ caps of litigation. The only time in the last 13 years that APGA had known relative peace was at the early stages of her formation. More...

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Why councils must have autonomy, by Wali

President, Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Okey Wali (SAN) told Kelvin Ebiri in Port Harcourt that the discord on critical issues on the proposed review of the 1999 Constitution between the National Assembly and More...

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Amnesty programme: A huge success

CONTRARY to the thinking in some quarters that the amnesty programme for Niger Delta former militants is a total failure, I make bold to say that the amnesty under the direct supervision of the Presidential Adviser More...

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Law book for launch

THE official presentation of a book: The Man, The Law and the State, written by Mr. Segun Onakoya (Life Bencher), holds on Thursday, February 14, 2013, by 10: 30 am at the Function Hall, MUSON Centre, Onikan, Lagos. The More...

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Where there is no revocation of title document, can guarantor allot same land to another person?

THE person to be deprived of his property interest has the right to know that he is being expropriated of his title by the government, expropriation being, ‘compulsorily depriving a person of a right of property, More...

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Onyekakeyah: Nations Cup: Doing what amalgamation could not

THE enthusiasm and patriotic spirit with which Nigerians of all shades awaited and cheered the final match of the just concluded Africa Cup of Nations played at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Johannesburg shows More...

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Akinyemi: Tribute to Papa Abiodun Adetiloye (1)

THIS tribute to the late Primate of the Nigerian Anglican Communion, Papa Archbishop Abiodun Adetiloye is coming rather late by all conventional wisdom. But for a spiritual leader who touched so many lives and More...

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Tinubu: By accident is history made

ACCIDENTS do happen and yes oftentimes only a few of those accidents are good ones. Nasir’s accident with and in the civil service was a good and impactful one. That is why today we have a book as testimony to More...

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Faniyan: For the love of the law

THURSDAY, the 14th day of February, 2013 is Valentine’s Day when the world will focus on the phenomenon of Love – in its various dimensions. A subset of this crowd would be pulled to a location at the summons More...

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Create benchmark for public projects

SIR: Every year, government budgets for capital and recurrent expenditures. In the course of drafting the budgets, functionaries of various public ministries, departments and agencies at local, states and federal More...